Writer of the crime noir novel SMALL CRIMES named by NPR as the best crime and mystery novel of 2008, and by the Washington Post as one of the best ovels of 2008, and made into a major film ( to be eleased in 2017) starring Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Molly Parker, Gary Cole, Robert Forster, and Jacki Weaver.
Shamus Award winner for JULIUS KATZ. Ellery Queen 's Readers Choice Award winner for ARCHIE 'S BEEN FRAMED and ARCHIE SOLVES THE CASE.
PARIAH named by the Washington Post as one of the best ooks of 2009. THE CARETAKER OF LORNE FIELD ( 2010) shortlisted by American Library Association for best horror novel of the month and named a horror gem by Library Journal. MONSTER selected by Booklist Magazine for their 2013 list of top 10 horror novels and WBUR for one of the best storie of the mont.
OUTSOURCED ( 2011) and THE CARETAKER OF LORNE FIELD are also currently being developed for film.